Mon September 29, 2003
Ten Commandments Caravan Begins Journey
By Alabama Public Radio
Montgomery, AL – A caravan is planning to arrive in Washington, D-C next Monday just in time for the U-S Supreme Court's fall session. The group wants to bring the issue surrounding display of the Ten Commandments to the nation's capital. Ten Commandments supporters gathered in Montgomery yesterday for one more rally before the trip begins. Christian Defense Coalition Director Patrick Mahoney says the group will hold a protest at the U-S Capitol once they arrive in Washington. The group has asked Congress to display a copy of the Ten Commandments in the national Capitol building. He says the rally will be similar to the one that drew hundreds of people to the Alabama Judicial Building last month. he caravan includes a mobile billboard and a foam model of state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore's Ten Commandments monument. The group will travel to Birmingham and Atlanta today.